Creative Ageing Program Teacher

The Columbia Art League is seeking an energetic and compassionate art teacher to facilitate a growing Creative Ageing program in our community. As many members of our community reach retirement and later stages of life, they are looking for ways to stay engaged or re-engage with art and creativity. CAL plans to partner with multiple agencies and organizations to help deliver high quality arts experiences to seniors in a variety of settings.

Qualified applicants should possess a BFA or MFA, a Bachelors or Masters of Art Education, or 3+ years of equivalent experience teaching art to adults and creating art in a studio setting.

Preferred applicants will have an outgoing and positive personality, experience with and passion for working with older adults and/or individuals with special needs, and the skills to teach a variety of artistic media at the beginner and intermediate level, as well as some media at a more advanced level.

This position is part time, with the potential to grow as the program expands.

Rate of pay is $12.50/hour or more, commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume or CV, a portfolio, and 3 professional references to Karen, or in person at 207 S. 9th Street, Columbia, Mo 65201.


Call for Adult Art Teachers

CAL is seeking skilled and personable teachers in a variety of fine art and fine craft media to deliver high-quality arts instruction to adults of all ages and skill levels.

Qualified applicants should possess a BFA or MFA, a Bachelors or Masters of Art Education, or 3+ years of equivalent experience teaching art to adults and creating art in a studio setting.

Preferred applicants will have a fun and outgoing personality, a patient disposition, excellent communication skills, and the ability to teach their preferred medium at beginner to advanced levels.

All positions are part-time. Rate of pay is 35% of total tuition intake (no less than $15/hr., up to $35/hour for a full class)

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume or CV, a portfolio, and 3 professional references to Karen , or in person at 207 S. 9th Street, Columbia, Mo 65201.


Call for Summer Art Camp Staff

Summer Art Camp Teachers

Columbia Art League is currently seeking applicants for Lead and Assistant summer camp teaching positions. A qualified candidate must have interest and experience in teaching art to children, enjoy the high energy environment of a summer art camp setting, and be available M-F, from 8:30-5:30 during the week(s) of camp one plans to teach.

Applicants interested in being considered for paid positions should submit a letter of interest, resume or curriculum vitae, list of professional and/or academic references, and a sample lesson plan. Candidates contacted for interviews will need to bring a teaching and/or art portfolio for review.

Positions pay $10.00-$12.50 per hour, with a planning time stipend available for lead teachers who meet the criteria.

Columbia Art League offers a variety of teaching opportunities year-round for innovative and eager artist teachers. The Summer Camp program is a great way to become part of our education team.

Please submit application materials to:

Karen Shortt-Stout, Education Director
Columbia Art League
207 S. 9th Street
Columbia, MO 65201
E: Karen 
T: 573-443-8838